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a friend a family man, a humble public servant. those are just some of the words being used to remember beau biden. this morning the son of vice president joe biden and former delaware attorney general, has died of brain cancer. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 5:30 on this sunday. we'll have more on the life and death of beau biden in just a moment. first, let's check this sunday's forecast. another hot and humid day is ahead of us. here's a live look over center city, where temperatures right now are in the upper 60s, low 70s. storms are in the forecast as we head into the work week. we'll get the details on that from meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning brittney. >> we're also going to see a few
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showers in the next couple of hours, closer to the poconos and the lehigh valley. we have lots of changes on the way. if we take a closer look at our current temperatures, cape may, 66 in wildwood 70 in philadelphia, mild start, 71 in allentown, 66 in the poconos, 65 this morning in mt. holly and 67 at the atlantic city airport. over the next eight hours, as the sun continues to come up we are going to see temperatures warming up as well. 72 degrees by 7:00 a.m. by 10:00 a.m. 79. temperatures at 1:00 p.m. similar to yesterday at 85. our range today between 86 and 89. hot conditions and storms as we head into the rest of the afternoon and evening. here's how it's going to break down. you'll notice a few scattered showers, mainly in the poconos and closer to 7:00 a.m. and as we head into the evening hours, 6:00 p.m. we're checking out the possibility of a few isolated thunderstorms near the allentown region also stretching into the poconos.
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you'll notice we'll stay relatively dry near philadelphia, and then right along the shore, even at 6:00 p.m. but overnight, we are going to start to see more of a widespread rainfall and thunderstorm activity and that's going to set us up for a wet start to your workweek as well. by 5:00 a.m. for our early risers that are heading off to work, we are going to see temperatures at 68 degrees, and you'll notice for doylestown and trenton, that we are still going to be dealing with heavy downpours. this is also something that we will continue monitoring as we head into the rest of our morning hours. we do expect to see a good amount of rainfall coming down between sunday night, tonight, heading into monday. this rain is also going to linger as we head into your tuesday. so this is going to be a multi-day event. if i show you our future model here it shows us again, sunday 8:00 p.m. mainly the poconos, up to allentown, but as we take a look at 11:00 p.m. heavy downpours still for allentown,
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more widespread overnight for the philadelphia area. i'll have your full forecast coming up. patriot, public servant, family man. that's how many all across the country are remembering beau biden. the son of vice president joe biden and a favorite son of delaware died yesterday. he was 46 years old. our breaking team coverage with reaction to the death of beau biden begins with nbc 10's denise nakano. >> reporter: beau biden, a lawyer, a member of the delaware national guard and a family man, died after battling brain cancer surrounded by his family. biden was diagnosed with brain cancer in august 2013 and given a clean bill of health three months later. he suffered a recurrence and admitted to walter reed mental center earlier this month, where he sought aggressive treatment. biden was delaware's 44th attorney general from 2007 to 2015. he served as a major with the delaware army national guard, serving in iraq for one year in
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2008 and awarded the bronze star. he acted as prosecutor in the u.s. attorney's office in philadelphia from 1997 to 2002. biden suffered a mild stroke in 2010, and underwent surgery to remove what was described as a small lesion. he announced last year he would not seek a third term as attorney general and instead planned to run for governor in 2016. vice president joe biden released a statement saying, "the entire biden family is saddened beyond words. we know that beau's spirit will live on in all of us. in the words of the biden family, beau biden was, quite simply the finest man any of us have ever known." denise nakano nbc 10 news. >> this morning, the people of delaware are remembering beau biden for his service in the first state. our breaking team coverage continues now with nbc 10's jesse gary, who's live in wilmington. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary despite the brain cancer diagnosis about a couple of years ago and then
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the recurrence of the disease earlier this month, there is still a lot of shock here in wilmington at this death of beau biden. we have come to the amtrak station here in wilmington because this is a very familiar place for the biden family. the vice president would commute from wilmington down to washington, d.c. from the capitol, when he served in the senate and his son serving as the attorney general of the state of delaware. much of the work of the 44th attorney general of delaware focused on protecting people who could not protect themselves. beau biden launched the child predator's task force, with the goal of getting convictions for criminals who targeted kids. and then there was his efforts to help homeowners hit by the housing crisis. beau biden established the office of foreclosure prevention. this morning many people are thinking and praying for his family and for the family of the vice president. some of those folks we talked to this morning actually worked on
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joe biden's campaign when he first ran for the senate. >> we both worked on joe biden's first campaign when he was campaigning to be senator, way back when. and i think we just feel so sad for him and his wife and for him to have lost two children is a pretty horrible thing. >> wilmington mayor dennis williams has ordered that the city flags here in wilmington will be lowered to half-staff in honor of beau biden. we'll have much more reaction coming up in 30 minutes. live in wilmington new castle county jesse gary nbc 10 news. >> thanks jesse. we'll see you then. president obama released a statement, which reads in part "beau took after joe. he studied the law, like his dad, even choosing the same law school. he chased a life of public service, like his dad, serving in iraq and as delaware's attorney general. like his dad, beau was a good big-hearted, devoutly catholic
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and deeply faithful man, who made a difference in the lives of all he touched and he lives on in their hearts." beau biden is survived by his wife halley and their two churn. you can count on the latest coverage on this breaking news. just download our nbc 10 news app. new from overnight, two men were shot while walking down a street in north philadelphia. police tell us the victims were with a group of friends, a group of people at 28th and montgomery avenue when the shots were fired just after 12:30 this morning. one man was tweetreated and released from the hospital. the other is in critical condition. authorities say they are searching for two gunmen based on evidence from the scene. today, neighbors and clergy in a philadelphia neighborhood will hold a vigil against gun violence in honor of a man killed while walking his dog. the vigil is in memory of james stulman who was murdered in march. he was shot dead while walking his dog in the overbrook section
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of the city. three teens who were charged in the case wanted to rob him. days after stuhlman's death, neighbors reached out to the victim's family and planted a community tree in his honor. this afternoon they'll gather at the murder scene on woodcrest avenue. kicking, splashing, diving. the sounds of summer can be noisy. next the vote that could force vacationers in one local beach spot to keep it down when they're trying to cool off. and we continue to follow breaking news. the death of former delaware attorney general, beau biden. biden was the son of vice president joe biden and a public servant in delaware for nearly a decade. he died yesterday at the age of 46 after battling brain cancer. this morning, president obama says he is grieving along with the biden family.
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i just wanted to thank you for sharing your world with me. it felt like home. airbnb. belong anywhere. good morning. we have changes on the way as we head into the rest of tonight
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and as we start your workweek. current temperatures at 66 degrees for the poconos, 71 in allentown, 69 in pottstown. 66 in wildwood we're at 67 degrees in atlantic city and 69 in millville. our wake-up temperatures show a mild start, but as we head into the late morning hours, by 9:00 a.m., we're still in the high 70s, close to 80 degrees in trenton, so we are going to warm up quickly, just like we did yesterday. we'll already be at 79 degrees in dover, mid-70s in allentown and low 70s in the poconos. by noon by the time you head out to grab something to eat, mid-80s for philadelphia. same thing, reading, 80 in trenton, low 80s in allentown, mid-80s in dover. and as we push into your 6:00 hour our temperatures again will reach pretty close to 90 degrees. yesterday, a high of 87. today, we'll see a high closer to 88. we're already starting to see a few scattered showers near the allentown area raining currently in milford, stretching up to parts of the poconos. we have a few more thunderstorms that are off to williamsport.
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and as we head into the rest of today, we will see a chance of showers earlier, mainly confined to doylestown, allentown, into the poconos. it won't be until later that we start to see widespread rainfall and the chance for isolated thunderstorms. by 8:00, 9:00 this is mainly going to start, once again, that same area mt. pocono allentown, reading. and into our overnight hours, that's when we'll start to see our best chance for thunderstorms popping up in philadelphia. this is just the beginning of all this rain that's going to move through. i'll go over all the details in my seven-day forecast. now to news from our delaware bureau elected officials in rehoboth beach could vote next month on a law intended to keep noise levels down at vacation homes with pools. the law would require all residential pools to be licensed and the city would pull those licenses if the properties are cited for noise violations. a vote could come june 19th when the mayor and board of commissioners have their regular meeting. next we are counting down
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to a deadline some lawmakers are calling dangerous. portions of the patriot act will expire at midnight. we'll explain what's happening in washington today to try to stop it.
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this morning we are following breaking news involving the death of the vice president's son. beau biden lost his fight with breast cancer yesterday at the age of 46. delaware's former attorney general and bronze star recipient served in iraq. he died surrounded by his family. the heart of a servant, his future seemed to know no bounds. those words come from u.s. senator tom harper as reaction to biden's death continues to pour in this morning. carper released a statement saying beau was the complete package. bright, hardworking, incredibly loyal to his family a loving son, brother, husband, and father principled handsome well-spoken, and unassuming. you can count on nbc 10 to continue to share the condolences as they come in. right now on our website,
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nbc10.com, there's a look at beau biden's life in pictures. in other news today, today marks one year since local businessman and philanthropist phillip katz died in a plane crash. on this sunday many across the region are remembering his legacy of giving. >> second-graders at the katz charter school in camden were part of a memorial on friday. the school dedicated a butterfly garden to its co-founders. both katz and marcy darcy were leader who is inspired students. on this day last year katz and dalsset were moon victims of the crash. it was on its way back to atlantic city when it crashed and burst into flames. no official cause yet for the crash, but it's expected soon. documents released by investigators point to pilot error.
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according to the documents, pre-flight checks may not have been done properly. at friday's memorial in camden the focus was on the victims who gave so much to the school and its students. >> so this is a scholarship of life that marcy and lewis had as their idea and their legacy that they wanted you to have. an education where you could change and grow and be the butterfly. >> dalsy's family was there to release the butterflies, symbolizing the change and rebirth both katz and dalsy stood for in their lives. in washington the senate will return today for a rare sunday session. lawmakers will try to reach an agreement on the nsa's bulk phone data collection program. that program is included in the patriot act, and will expire at midnight, a little more than 18 hours from now. the house has already approved a bill that would allow the nsa to shift to a system of searching phone company records, case by case. it's unclear if the senators will advance that bill. senator rand paul has said that
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he'll try to delay a final vote and let the powers expire at midnight. now to decision 2016. a third democrat is now officially running for president. former maryland governor martin o'malley made the announcement in baltimore yesterday. he's positioning himself as a more liberal alternative to hillary clinton. o'malley says he will champion the poor and middle class and fight against the influence of big banks. o'malley joins clinton and vermont senator bernie sanders in the race for the democratic presidential nomination. on the republican side white house candidate carly fiorina campaigned in delaware yesterday. she delivered the keynote address at the gop state convention. fiorina is the former ceo of hewlett-packard. at the convention she said that big government is crushing the potential of americans. fiorina is among eight declared republican candidates. the others are ted cruz rand
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paul ted cruz rick santorum ben carson mike huckabee and george pataki. nbc's chuck todd will be speaking to two of the white house hopefuls and a possible third candidate and an a update on the dennis hastert scandal coming up at 8:30 right here on nbc 10. good sunday morning to you, as we head into the rest of today, we'll see similar conditions warm again, well above average for us. we are also going to see evening thunderstorms, cooler temperatures on tap for us as well, as we head into next week. so not today, it's still going to be hot and sticky and a live look outside right now, cape may, you can see the sun is slowly starting to rise. our temperatures are at 70 in philadelphia humidity up at about 78%. the feels-like temperature at 70 degrees. allentown, it's alreadyo
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temperatures at 67 degrees to start off this sunday morning. we've been staying well above average with high pressure but that's going to change as we have an approaching cold front, that is going to move through. it's going to take a while to get through our area but our temperatures will drop back down to the low 70s once it does. so 66 degrees in the poconos, 71 in allentown, 69 in dover, 66 in wildwood, and our 24-our temperature-change map shows we are seeing similar conditions to this time yesterday, a little bit warmer in pottstown. temperatures haven't changed much in atlantic city. they're up about 5 degrees in millville. our radar shot showing us the rain moving through parts of allentown, milford, stretching into the poconos. we have unsettled weather again, that's riding along this cold front in here that's off to the west of us. this is slowly going to shift east and bring us a chance of showers as we head into the rest of today, and a chance of storms. but by 3:00 p.m. looks like we're still in the clear, still dry, won't be until 10:00 or 11:00 that we see that rain
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moving through philadelphia stretching down into parts of jersey. a wet ride to work tomorrow and tomorrow night heading home from work around 5:00 p.m., these are heavy downpours once again moving into toms river. we could see another round of flooding in toms river. if you take a look near vineland, same thing where we start to see the oranges and the reds, that's heavy downpours that are going to be moving through our area. and once this starts, it's going to continue to be heavy all night monday night, tuesday morning, you wake up head to work still dealing with light rain, and another round of moderate rainfall as we head into tuesday night. by wednesday morning, we start to see a little bit more clearing, and we'll start to dry out. so much rain will we get? the totals right now are pretty impressive especially for the poconos, possibly close to 4 inches, close to 2 inches for allentown, 3 inches for philadelphia and 2 1/2 in dover. our highs around the area today at 75 in the poconos, 87 in allentown, 85 in doylestown all with a chance of showers for our entire area especially as we start to get that daytime
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heating. 80 degrees will be the high in cape may and right around the philadelphia area at 88 degrees. mostly cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms, heading into the rest of tonight. seven-day forecast shows that our temperatures will start to drop down into the low 70s by tuesday. we dry out by wednesday, and warm back up by thursday. good morning to you. i'm danny pommells from comcast sports net. beautiful day for baseball saturday at citizens bank park. phillies and rockies playing game two of their weekend set. phillies sending a dominant harangue to the plate. the anti-rocky, because nine of aaron nadeau's home runs have come on the run. garcia and carson gets every inch of this one, off the facing of the second deck. later, it's 4-1.
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give it to him, freddie. what a play! beautiful from gal vest gets the out at second couldn't get the double play at first. next inning ben revere, frozen representing the tying run. phillies taking on the rockies, 5-2. it's the eagles who will continue workouts this week and many fans are anticipating the next step for quarterback sam bradford as he works his way back from his second torn acl. bradford was on the field this week. it was limited. 7 on 7 drills are next. that's expected to happen this week. as for bradford himself, he's taking it day-by-day. >> i get more comfortable with my knee and where it's hat every day that i'm out here. obviously, would be nice to get out there and take some live reps and i think we're progressing towards that. and i'm sure once i get out there and take some reps you know, things will really start to come together. >> all right.
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you couldn't ask for much more than game seven in the western conference finals. last night, a trip to the stanley cup final on the line. blackhawks regulate in the playoffs these days to be sure sets the tone of this one. score as his second goal of the night. the blackhawks move on to the stanley cup final, their third appearance in the last five years. i'm danny pommells for comcast sports net. and an art project is creating a controversy in one florida neighborhood and it's all because of the tool the artist is using. >> my paint. >> and his house is his canvas. that's right an entire house wrapped in tinfoil. the message the artist is hoping to convey and whether the neighbors are buying it.
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a swiss pilot is now on the longest leg as he attempts to fly a solar plane around the world. he took off from china early this morning for a five-day flight across the pacific ocean to hawaii. this is just the seventh of 12 flights to get around the world. he and another pilot are taking turns flying the plane during the five-month journey to promote renewable energy. a house in florida proves that art is truly in the eye of the beholder. >> to make a contrast to this powerful nature around me. >> that's what an artist says inspired him to wrap the house he's renting with aluminum foil. it covers nearly every inch from the door to the mailbox. not everybody is in love with this silver master piece. >> to me he's defacing the property. he's got a piece of art inside the garage. you can't see it now, that he's been painting. and that should be the canvas. >> the artist plans to take the
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foil down in a few weeks, but the art project could be dismantled earlier if local authorities decide that it's a building code violation. the time right now is 5:58. beau biden dies at the age of 46 after a battle with breast cancer. that's the news we're following this morning. nbc 10's jesse gary is live in delaware, where biden served as attorney general. jesse? >> rosemary a lot of people just waking up and learning this news and are shocked to hear about it. we'll have some of those reactions, coming up right after the break. >> and another hot and humid day on tap for us plus i'm tracking storms and a wet pattern. how long it's going to stick around that's all coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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♪ [crowd cheers] oh! i can't believe it! [cheering] hi, grandma! ♪ brain cancer claims the life of the vice president's son. this morning, former delaware attorney general beau biden is dead at the age of 46. good morning and welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:00 on this sunday. we'll have more on the life and death of beau biden in just a moment, but first, we'll check the forecast. hot and humid is the name of the game today, as we take a live look at lake

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